Associate Director for Development Communications (100%) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Office of University Communications and Marketing at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for an Associate Director for Development Communications. This is a continuing, 12- month administrative professional position.

Duties: Oversee strategic development, implementation and evaluation of communications initiatives supporting fundraising, campaign and foundation initiatives. Manage projects, including the SIU Foundation annual report, the SIU Foundation and annual giving websites, fundraising materials, audio and video projects, social media and other initiatives, working closely with SIU Foundation and University Communications and Marketing staff. Write and provide editorial oversight of development and foundation materials targeting individual, corporate, foundation and deferred gift prospects and donors; produce development-related content for alumni magazine; write scripts and speeches related to development initiatives; edit and oversee selected email solicitations. Oversee development and implementation of marketing and advertising initiatives for the SIU Foundation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, or related field
  • Five years of relevant experience required (preferably in an education or fundraising environment)
  • Experience developing and overseeing communications and marketing initiatives, writing communications and marketing materials targeting a range of audiences, and working with communications technologies (e.g., web, social media, email)
  • Knowledge of design principles and understanding of communications best practices
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively with donors, alumni, boards, institutional leaders and faculty, staff and students

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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